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The Resource The seduction of culture in German history, Wolf Lepenies

The seduction of culture in German history, Wolf Lepenies

Label
The seduction of culture in German history
Title
The seduction of culture in German history
Statement of responsibility
Wolf Lepenies
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Since the heyday of Weimar classicism, Germany has tried to distinguish herself through cultural achievements & aspirations from the merely 'civilized' West. High culture was seen thereby as a compensation for or as an alternative to politics. This text looks at the relationship between German politics & culture
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Lepenies, Wolf
Dewey number
943
Index
index present
LC call number
DD97
LC item number
.L47 2006
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Politics and culture
  • Politics and culture
  • Politics and culture
  • National socialism
  • Germany
  • Germany
  • Germany
  • Germany
  • Germany
  • Germany
Label
The seduction of culture in German history, Wolf Lepenies
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages [237]-248) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Introduction : bombs over Dresden and the Rosenkavalier in the skies -- 1. Culture : a noble substitute -- 2. From the republic into exile -- 3. Novalis and Walt Whitman : German romanticism and American democracy -- 4. German culture abroad : victorious in defeat -- 5. French-German culture wars -- 6. German culture at home : a moral failure turned to intellectual advantage -- 7. The survival of the typical German : Faust versus Mephistopheles -- 8. German reunification : the failure of the interpreting class -- 9. Culture as camouflage : the end of central Europe -- 10. Irony and politics : cultural patriotism in Europe and the United States -- 11. Germany after reunification : in search of a moral masterpiece
Control code
60516850
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
viii, 260 pages
Isbn
9780691121314
Isbn Type
(alk. paper)
Lccn
2005048907
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other control number
9780691121314
Label
The seduction of culture in German history, Wolf Lepenies
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages [237]-248) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Introduction : bombs over Dresden and the Rosenkavalier in the skies -- 1. Culture : a noble substitute -- 2. From the republic into exile -- 3. Novalis and Walt Whitman : German romanticism and American democracy -- 4. German culture abroad : victorious in defeat -- 5. French-German culture wars -- 6. German culture at home : a moral failure turned to intellectual advantage -- 7. The survival of the typical German : Faust versus Mephistopheles -- 8. German reunification : the failure of the interpreting class -- 9. Culture as camouflage : the end of central Europe -- 10. Irony and politics : cultural patriotism in Europe and the United States -- 11. Germany after reunification : in search of a moral masterpiece
Control code
60516850
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
viii, 260 pages
Isbn
9780691121314
Isbn Type
(alk. paper)
Lccn
2005048907
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other control number
9780691121314

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